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[25 Feb 2010 | Comments Off on Good Times: Johnny Marr’s Stolen Guitar Returned | 5,467 views]
Good Times: Johnny Marr’s Stolen Guitar Returned

Johnny Marr’s Gibson SG, which was stolen ten years ago, has been returned.
After a gig in Scala nightclub, Kings Cross, in 2000 the guitar was stolen by a fan.  The ‘fan’ apparently came across the guitar backstage and noticed it was unattended.  On a “spur of the moment decision”, he picked it up and walked out a fire escape.
The guitar, a 1964 SG in cherry red would normally be worth around UK £6,000 but the prosecutor in this case forwarded an estimated value of £30,000 because of the link with …

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